Finalists Announced

Congratulations to one and all!

Below is the list of finalists and categories for the UK Business Awards 2017.

We are looking forward to an amazing finals on 22nd November at Wembley Stadium.

See you there!

 

Financial services

Any type of banking or investment services,including credit card companies and investment funds. Also, any type of insurance provision including home, life, business, car.

  • Continuum
  • Patron Capital
  • The Insurance Emporium
Not for profit & charity

Any charity or service for the public good that is non profit making

  • GLL
  • RHP Group
  • Xaxis
Retail and e-commerce

On-line and high street retailers including clothes, food, books, DVDs, gifts and any other retail products.

  • Angel Remy Hair Extensions
  • Blue Whale Spa Ltd
Utilities

Water, electricity, gas, etc.

  • Octopus Energy
  • SGN
  • Yu Energy
Best place to work

Delivering great business results through amazing employee engagement initiatives.

  • Arrow Business Communications
  • SAS
  • Startle
  • London Midland Trains
  • The New World Trading Company
  • Wickes in partnership with Blue Sky Performance Improvement
Business change or transformation - B2B

Through either a 'Change Management' or 'Business Transformation' initiative your organisation has clearly executed and delivered a defined change or re-invention of the business.

  • Arrow Business Communications
  • Ascendancy Internet Marketing
  • Bidfood
  • North Highland
  • Startle
  • UK Business Mentoring
Business change or transformation - B2C

  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • PPL
  • The Insurance Emporium
Customer centric organisation

Delivering a customer-centric culture through; driving employee engagement and involvement, delivering on-going customer-experience training, and developing internal communications strategies and tactics. Plus the collection and sharing of stories of CX excellence.

  • EDAM Group
  • Joseph Giles
  • PPL
  • Marston’s Beer Company
  • Tech Mahindra Business Services (TMBS) in partnership with Three
Disruptive business model

Businesses that have turned the business model on its head by partially harnessing new technologies, developing a new business model or exploiting old technologies in new ways.

  • E-careers
  • Indahash
  • Laundrapp
  • RationalFX
Innovation - B2B

Applying creativity and new thinking to your business, leading to great results for your organisation through a change, alteration, transformation, restructuring, remodelling or revolution in a product or service.

  • Digital Shadows
  • OneSource Virtual
  • Startle
  • Marston’s Beer Company
Innovation - B2C

Applying creativity and new thinking to your business, leading to great results for your organisation through a change, alteration, transformation, restructuring, remodelling or revolution in a product or service.

  • ClearScore
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Octopus Energy
  • SGN
  • Wickes in partnership with Blue Sky Performance Improvement
  • ZapGo Ltd
New business

For businesses established in the last two years (Start date 1st January 2014) that have demonstrated a high level of entrepreneurship and vision in order to establish themselves in their market place.

  • Global Dating Insights
  • indaHash
  • The Green Energy Advice Bureau
Operational excellence

Businesses that are executing their business strategy more consistently and more reliably than the competition, resulting in low operational risk, lower operational costs and increased revenues.

  • Capita Life & Pension Regulated Services Ltd
  • Impra Gas
  • Pallet Track
  • PPL
  • MVF
  • Tech Mahindra Business Services (TMBS) in partnership with Three
SME –Incorporated for less than 10 years

SME to medium-size enterprises with fewer than 250 employees and an annual turnover not exceeding £40 million. Businesses that have delivered consistent growth and solid financial performance through great leadership, understanding their customers and engaging employees.

  • Isle Utilities
  • Net World Sports
  • Uuni
  • Yu Energy
SME –Incorporated for 10 years plus

SME to medium-size enterprises with fewer than 250 employees and an annual turnover not exceeding £40 million. Businesses that have delivered consistent growth and solid financial performance through great leadership, understanding their customers and engaging employees.

  • Ascendancy Internet Marketing
  • Choice Packaging Solutions
  • Mtag Composites Ltd
  • SDS Limited
  • Joseph Giles
Social enterprise

Organisations that are using the power of business to bring about social and environmental change. This is achieved through having a clear social or environmental mission, generating income through trade, reinvesting the majority of your profits, and being accountable and transparent.

  • GLL
  • Westfield Health
Entrepreneur of the year

This award recognises those individuals who have led a start-up business that has focused on a market opportunity, developed a solid business model and delivered great results.

  • Impra Gas – Joseph Valente
  • Ramsden International - Sean Ramsden
  • RationalFX - Paresh Davdra
Inspirational leader

A business leader who has energised and created a sense of direction and purpose for employees resulting in excitement and momentum for change within the business. This will have been achieved through promoting respect, dignity and integrity in the workplace while facilitating change and empowering employees to grow.

  • Arrow Business Communications - Chris Russell
  • Choice Packaging Solutions - Raja Rizwan Iqbql
  • Divido - Christer Holloman
  • North Highland - Charles Vivian
  • Patron Capital - Keith Breslauer
  • Ramsden International - Sean Ramsden
Team of the year

A team that has identified and responded to an opportunity, resulting in a significant impact on an organisation’s performance.

  • Capita Life & Pension Regulated Services Ltd
  • EDAM Group
  • Language Empire Ltd
  • Startle

Overall winner sponsored by

The highest scoring sector or discipline entry, (when the written and presentation scores are added together), will be declared the overall winner.


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